How to be a productive learner

Author: Bryant Nielson Being a training and development trainer since last many years, I consider my success revolving not just around the learning and performance metrics, but also the people who are being trained and turned into a more productive entity for their respective firms. Here in this article, I would rather be shifting the […]

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Creating a ‘Generation Connected’ Workplace

The U.S. workforce is preparing for a significant generational shift. In the next five years, a new generation of employees — composed of both millennial and Generation Z workers — will represent 46 percent of the entire workforce, and an overwhelming majority of 76 percent by 2025. More collectively referred to as “Generation Connected” based […]

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Hilton Worldwide: Learning Transformed

It would be hard to find a learning and development transformation more significant than that of Hilton Worldwide. After being acquired by private equity firm Blackstone Group in 2007 and moving across the country from its longtime headquarters in Beverly Hills, California, to McLean, Virginia, the company hired Chief Learning Officer Kimo Kippen, who set […]

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Case study: Qualcomm, a legacy of learning

Long before co-founding wireless technology company Qualcomm Inc. in the mid-1980s, Irwin Jacobs immersed himself in learning. The Cornell University grad taught electrical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the late 1950s and early 1960s, eventually heading west to become a professor of computer science and engineering in the earliest days of the University […]

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Talent Management Programs: Developing Top Employees

Training leads to better business results and quite frankly better employees. It is proven that those who are well trained in their work, in what is expected of them, will generate better results for their employers. Never Waste Talent The talent available in a business organisation should never be ignored. There are many who are […]

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How leadership is changing in the 21st century

Here we are in 2015 and what we think makes a great leader has certainly evolved. Perhaps we became disillusioned by the great men of previous eras as a result of the ethical, financial and sexual scandals that accompanied (or perhaps triggered) the global financial meltdown. Certainly, levels of trust in senior figures are at […]

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10 reasons why e-learning should be gamified

1. Games are fun – we choose to play games for a simple reason: it’s an amusing way to pass the time. The sheer scale of our appetite for games cannot be ignored. For example, Candy Crush Saga was downloaded more than 500 million times in 2013 and then in 2014 we spent $1.3billion on […]

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The best way to learn is……?

There is a storm brewing …. and it is all about learning styles…. the storm says we learn best when we follow our natural style… but on the other hand, it says that this is rubbish. So let us look at this from a sensible view point…… Think about the Honey and Mumford learning styles […]

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